JAPAN HOW TO – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Sun, 13 Dec 2020 10:39:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.6 75234301 How To Use A Japanese Washing Machine https://bestlivingjapan.com/how-to-use-japanese-washing-machine/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/how-to-use-japanese-washing-machine/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2020 19:28:03 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=44446 How To Use A Japanese Washing Machine Japan is full of wonderful, high-tech gadgets and appliances, but when it comes to getting laundry done, sometimes you just want something functional that can deliver. While this guide to using a Japanese washing machine won’t make laundry day any more fun, it will certainly make things easier …

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Guide to Dog Food in Japan – Top 10 Brands, Types and Where to Buy https://bestlivingjapan.com/guide-to-dog-food-in-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/guide-to-dog-food-in-japan/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:00:19 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=34510 Guide to Dog Food in Japan – Brands, Types, and Where to Buy Dog food in Japan is sold as dry kibble, semi-moist kibble, and wet type, and is marketed towards a certain age group (puppy, adult, senior), dog breed, or dietary issue. As it can be difficult deciphering the ingredients, this guide will help …

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Careco Carshare – Car Rental by the Hour https://bestlivingjapan.com/careco/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/careco/#respond Wed, 07 Oct 2020 21:00:47 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=24118 Careco car share makes renting a car easy. Careco, along with ORIX and Times Plus have locations throughout Japan and many in Tokyo. Unlike ORIX, Careco allows you to use the car for up to 6 hours without a distance charge, and customers can use their mobile phone to unlock the vehicle instead of a card. I used both ORIX and …

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Renewing a Japanese Passport for Your Child https://bestlivingjapan.com/renewing-japanese-passport-child/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/renewing-japanese-passport-child/#comments Thu, 01 Oct 2020 20:00:22 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=11906 Here is information on where to go, what to bring and how to renew a Japanese passport.  If you are renewing a Japanese Passport (5 yr, 10 yr, 15 yr) for your child, follow these simple steps. If you are applying for a Japanese passport for the first time for your baby or child, read …

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Gas Stations in Japan – Useful Terms and Phrases https://bestlivingjapan.com/gas-stations-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/gas-stations-japan/#respond Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:56:28 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=59348 If you decide to own a car in Japan or use Car Sharing (ORIX / Careco / Times) you’ll have to fill up on gas. Japanese gas stations / gasoline stands (ガソリンスタンド) offer self-serve stations or full-service stations where they’ll fill up the tank so you’ll never have to leave the car. DID YOU KNOW – Gas …

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How to Hire a Helper in Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/how-to-hire-a-helper/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/how-to-hire-a-helper/#respond Thu, 10 Sep 2020 12:29:39 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=46776 One of the most common conversations amongst busy moms and working parents is how to hire a helper. There is a lot to consider but here some info to help you out. The three most common options are; 1. hire a local service company to provide help, 2. sponsor a foreign helper, or 3. use …

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